TPS is JITQPS
Quality denotes customer acceptance and zero defects.
A defect in JIT system is very costly. Hence, good amount of effort goes into defect prevention activity in Toyota system.
What is the communication system used for ensuring just in time production. Customer has to inform the supplier what he wants and when he wants.
Shiego Shingo Described the basic principles behind TPS as
TPS – the principle behind the tool:
“Provide the customer’s (internal and external customer) exact requirement immediately with perfect quality.”
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